Beyond The Door ...


Poem Commentary

This is the introduction to my second book .. "Beyond The Door" .... Currently a work in progress. This book will contain all of my Poems to date. The First book " Open Windows ~ A different point of view" contains all of my song lyrics and has an underlying story that transitions the reader via a narrative between the different genre's.

Beyond The Door ...

In the inner depths of my minds' own mists ...
Far beyond the realm of reality.
Lies a place where I only know exists,
Thru the passageway ~ 
Of insanity.

It leads me to a twisted world of bliss ...
As I venture across it's crooked floors.
I hear the incessant pounding of fists,
Coming from somewhere far ~
Beyond the door.

I hear cries of anguish and tears of joy ...
Excitement and horrors that multiply.
Where dreams and nightmares completely employ,
Every sight I see ~
Within my minds' eye.

Thru darkness and light and hues crimson red ...
I embark to discover and explore.
Your invited to join me in my head,
Come enter if you dare ~
Beyond the door.


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MootPoint commented on Beyond The Door ...


Very good, but leaves me wanting more. I wasn't too crazy about using "Mind's eye" in the poem. It is not really a cliché, but the expression is not your original idea. I'll still give it a 10. Good Write!



Thanks Moot! :) It is meant to leave you wanting more on purpose. As stated in the poem's commentary .. this is an introductory poem to the Book .. Beyond The Door .. I'm happy to see it worked. lol! :) Thanks again Pal for the read, comment and 10! :) Ken

cousinsoren commented on Beyond The Door ...


This is an exquisite metaphorical piece , in which the poet dares the reader to join him in a place that only the poet knows about. The poet has masterly suata



Thanks Cuz! It's the introductory poem to my 2nd book of the same name. I am currently preparing to bring them both to publishers. Keeping my fingers crossed. Thanks again my friend! :) Ken

xintensex commented on Beyond The Door ...


We all have that dark place in our minds..I can relate..very good!



Thank you Intense! I write a lot of Dark Poetry which you will see if you venture further into my writings. But I also have a mix of other styles. Thanks again for the read and comments! :) Ken

blueberry commented on Beyond The Door ...


Nice picture which probably served as an inspiration to writing this poem.



Thanks Blueberry! :) but, no ... This poem was inspired by the poems I am including in my book. I needed something that would capture the story that lies behind the door. I actually searched long and hard for the perfect picture to go with it. :) Thanks again! :) Ken

chubbc commented on Beyond The Door ...


very nice i liked it alot the word play was great i liked the theme behind the door lies many things very good read



Thanks Chub! :) It is the intro poem to my second book and I am trying to see what people think - I want to draw the reader in and it seems to be working. Thanks again! :) Ken

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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Into The Realm 15
Alone In The Dark 24
The Fraternity 16
Take My Hand If You Dare (Video) 18
The Possession 17
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Cries Of The Innocent 17
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Take My Hand If You Dare 13
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Sister Sin 24
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Sunshine In The Rain 5
Path To Misery 18
Unholy Union ~ Part II 11
Emotional Inebriation 20
Ghost Writer 24
Nocturnal Emissions 16
You've Got Mail 28
Voices From Beyond The Door 22
Knight Dreams 25
Dead Silence 23
Beyond The Door ... 29
Damned If I Know ... 24
Captive 25
Sex With The X 42
Celestial Romance 28
In My Desperate Hour 27
On The Cliff's Edge 31
Maybe Tomorrow ... 29
Ride On 29
ALL GOD'S CHILDREN (A Christmas Song) 38
UNHOLY UNION ~ The Beginning 42
Blood Rain 49
My Broken Heart Bleeds 24
Oblivious 24
Coexistence 26
Haven't We Met Before? 19
Blank Page 87
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In A Blink Of An Eye 24
Under The Autumn Moon 21
Dirty Talk 21
The Thrones Of Mankind 12
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Save Me!! 17
Winter Witch 13
Forever - I Love You 10
Tuning Out 15
Fool In The Dark 15
Separate Stars 17
Another State Of Confusion 15
Desolation Of The Damned 17
Learning To Love 15
Forever Rockin'!! 10
Dawn's Coming! 12
It May All Be A Dream 12
Fountains Of Flame 12
Reflections Of Yesterday 6
It Depends!!! 9
OPEN WINDOWS " A Different Point Of View" 15
Ponder 23
Rainbows Of Tommorow 25